Did you know that several weeks before a stroke, your body will send you some warning signs? Many people experience ‘mini strokes’ several days or weeks before the actual stroke. Hence, it is very important to recognize these signs so you can prevent this life-threatening condition.
Almost 80% of the strokes happen as a result of blockage of a blood vessel supplying the brain. Moreover, the strokes may be caused by a burst blood vessel. Hence, prior to this event, you are likely to experience some symptoms similar to a stroke which can last no more than 5 minutes and do not cause any permanent damage to the brain.
The symptoms of mini strokes should be taken seriously and an early detection and treatment can lead to more effective treatment. Recognizing and urgent treatment of the symptoms can prevent a major attack and serious damage to the brain.
Therefore, as soon as you notice some of the warning signs of stroke which you will see below, you should consult your physician within hours. This will provide the most effective treatment and prevention.